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May 11, 2022

Military Family Advisory Network Partners with Unite Us to Connect Military Families to Critical Social Services

MFAN is partnering with Unite Us to address the unmet social needs of military families. This pil...

March 10, 2022

U.S. Congress – MFAN Consulted in New Bipartisan Bill to Tackle Military Hunger

Combat Veteran and U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) led 12 o...

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December 07, 2021

CBS News – The Pentagon vowed to help military families facing food insecurity. Some say the assistance isn’t coming fast enough.

On the December 7, 2021 episode, CBS Evening News sheds light on the issue of food insecurity amo...

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December 03, 2021

MFAN Ushers in New Wave of Leadership, Adds Six Board Members

The Military Family Advisory Network (MFAN) is pleased to announce the election of Delores Johnso...

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December 01, 2021

Christian Science Monitor – Food insecurity rises in US military ranks. So does honesty about it.

The official response to the plight of military families suffering food insecurity has long been ...

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November 17, 2021

Roll Call – Democrats push to help hungry troops, as Pentagon offers limited aid

A 2019 Military Family Advisory Network survey suggests the number of hungry active-duty military...

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November 17, 2021

CNN – US military introducing measures to attempt to ease economic strain on service families

"We know that food insecurity among military families is a long-lasting issue, but we've also see...

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November 16, 2021

BNC – Few Active-Duty Service Members Qualify for Food Assistance Programs

Over 100,000 service members have trouble feeding their families, and many can't rely on governme...

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November 14, 2021

AP – Thousands of military families struggle with food insecurity

By talking about food insecurity, we lessen stigma and promote help-seeking behavior within our m...

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